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March 10, 2017
"Found Again" is here

I am very proud to release my new novel "Found Again." It is now available on Amazon and soon in many other stores. Look out for it and let me know where you find it. Although romance has found its way into my other novels, none have approached it so closely as this one. Hilda's […]

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July 15, 2016
Reincarnation and Abuse

My next book is poised to cause a storm. It follows the awakening experiences of a woman who has suffered a life of abuse, both physical and sexual. Everywhere I look and everywhere I go I meet abused women. Statistics estimate that a third of women worldwide suffer abuse, mostly from people they know like their […]

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April 14, 2016
An Author In Your Midst

You are travelling in a train, a plane or even on a ship. Across from you is someone tapping away on their laptop computer. What are they doing? What do they need to write so urgently it can't wait till they are in the office? Have you ever wondered what people are writing? If you […]

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March 25, 2016
What do a pillar, a dream and an ancient battle have in common?

This is Forthill in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, and it sets the scene for the opening of my new novel. Under the Cole Monument, that white tower with the statue of a man on top, is a suspected ancient throne of an eternal queen. Eternal because she was crowned after she died in a battle. This […]

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February 7, 2016
The Giants of Glorborin

It is here! The third book in the Dragons and Visions series, The Giants of Glorborin, is now available worldwide. This is a story of fear, faith and flying planets. To know what that means you'll have to read the book 🙂 Patrick Ferguson (Pat) explores a stone circle known as Adam's Calendar in South […]

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December 12, 2015
Giant cover revealed

It is time to uncover the deliciously designed cover for the third book in the Dragons and Visions series, The Giants of Glorborin. Paulien Bats has done a great job in capturing the essence of the story in a single image. The mix of colours, figures and shapes as well as the title all give […]

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September 12, 2015
The Inside of Dragons and Visions

I am excited to launch this week the free e-booklet: The Inside of Dragons and Visions. This little book offers insight into the characters, places and objects mentioned in the series. Read about their history, origin and real life inspirations. Why say more here, go to the download page and start reading it for yourself. […]

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February 17, 2015
Meet the Characters - Einarr

We meet Einarr as a sixteen year old son of an Irish astrologer and adviser to kings. He then takes us via his writings, which he learned from his father, on his pursuit of a treasure. As it turns out (Spoiler alert!) the treasure he seeks is not one of gold or silver but of […]

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January 10, 2015
Wings of Change

Wings of Change the book about change that changes lives by Jim & Katharina Murdoch My first book, written with my wife, Katharina. This is a non-fiction, self-help book with a daring fictional part to it. Each of the seven chapters ends with a fictionalized story of a family of geese. This story is a […]

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December 21, 2014
Meet the Characters - Pat

The first in a series where you, the reader, get to meet one of the characters out of the Dreams and Visions series, which include so far Pursuit and Dragon Song. The first character we meet in book1 , Pursuit, is Patrick Ferguson, known to most as Pat, although his aunt Gaby calls him Patrick. […]

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October 21, 2014
Dragon Song and Visionary Fiction

It has been over a year in the making and three or four months in the editing and proofreading phase, but Dragon Song has finally seen the light of day. It is the second in the Dragons and Vision series and promise to take the reader on a dazzling and emotional ride. Dragons and Visions […]

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October 12, 2014
The Reptilian Brain and Reptile Ancestors

Did you know that a part of your brain is reptilian? Scientists tell us that there is a part of the brain which originated from our reptilian past. What they mean is that way back some of our ancestors were reptiles, or lizards, or serpents. That's an interesting fact, if it is a fact. It […]

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July 5, 2014
Coincidence or Inspiration?

I read time and time again how authors just write and often are surprised at what comes out. This has been my experience so far. Having just completed my second novel I am surprised at the seeming coincidences which have appeared in the story. Keeping in mind that book 2 is a continuation of the […]

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June 9, 2014
The Visionary Perspective

This is a great article by a visionary author about Visionary Fiction. What do you think? Have you read any other visionary / metaphysical books lately? Reblogged from The Visionary Fiction Alliance I suspect many of you, like me, struggle to define visionary fiction, not to mention how it differs from magical realism. In today’s […]

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June 7, 2014
The Rise of the Phoenix: Review

The Rise of the Phoenix: The Daimones Trilogy, Vol. 3 by Massimo Marino My rating: 5 of 5 stars Having read Daimones and Once Human, the first two books in this series, this third book takes the post apocalyptic experiences of the genetically upgraded human, Dan Amenta, to a whole new level. From a dying […]

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June 4, 2014
The Daimones Trilogy Blog Tour

I have been waiting patiently for the release of the volume 3 of The Daimones Trilogy, The Rise of the Phoenix. Finally it is available and as I start to read it I want to share with you about the first two books in this trilogy by my friend Massimo Marino. I read Daimones about […]

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April 20, 2014
Who are the White Dragon Family?

In my Novel "Pursuit" a brief passing mention is made of the White Dragon Family in a news item. In the sequel, "Dragon Song", the White Dragon Family makes an appearance and we meet one of their representatives. But who are the White Dragon Family exactly in real life? In the book they are the […]

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April 11, 2014
Dragons on Mt. Pilatus - I didn't make them up

Reading my metaphysical fantasy novel, "Pursuit", you may think that I have set the dragon scenes on Mount Pilatus because it's close to where I live. Well, actually I didn't invent the dragons of Pilatus. Stories of dragons on Mount Pilatus go back hundreds of years. Dragons have been seen flying between Pilatus to other […]

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July 12, 2013
Pursuit Book Trailer

"Pursuit" just got a new book trailer. Check it out and share it with your friends - it's easy when you use the share buttons below.

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May 30, 2013
What is Metaphysical Fantasy?

What is Metaphysical Fantasy? My recently published fantasy novel, "Pursuit", is classified as Metaphysical Fantasy. I have seen other books using this classification which really don't fit. Often such books do not have a metaphysical component. So what exactly is Metaphysics? The Wikipedia definition: Metaphysics is a traditional branch of philosophy concerned with explaining the […]

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